Bernandina Bonilla Bonilla
April 18, 2004
Bernandina Bonilla Bonilla, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Fortunato, son Paul, sister Felisa, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6:30 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa Church. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers.

Jane Akiko Chee
April 14, 2004
Jane Akiko Chee, 70, of Wahiawa, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Mike and Russell; daughter Karen Gomes; mother Fuse Kamitono; brothers Robert, Richard and Roy Kamitono; sisters Mae Kamitono, Nancy Baker, and Merle Urata; and five grandchildren. Services: noon Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Morris Kiei Chinen
April 7, 2004
Morris Kiei "Moki" Chinen, 66, of Keaau, Hawaii, a U.S. Army sergeant who served in Vietnam, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by brothers Seishiro, Satoru "Blackie," and Eugene; and sisters Alice Hoapili and Tomi Tavares. Committal services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

Fe Dagdag Delos Trino
April 19, 2004
Fe Dagdag Delos Trino, 74, of Pearl City, former owner of Fe's Beauty Salon and Manila Bay Restaurant, died in the Philippines. She was born in Cabangan, Zambales, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Benny Sr.; sons Ronald Sr. and Benny Jr.; daughter Noreen Madela; brothers Felipe, Nicolas, Senesio, Eduardo, and Esteban Dagdag Jr.; sisters Lourdes Felizmena, Caridad Ines, and Esperanza Villegas; and nine grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Wednesday and 8:30 a.m. Thursday. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Shizuno Fuchisaki
April 14, 2004
Shizuno Fuchisaki, 82, of Aiea, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by brother Dan Okuda and sisters Evelyn Horiuchi and Eileen Kaya. Private services.

John Pestana Garcia
Jan. 25, 2004
John Pestana Garcia, 77, of Hilo, a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, died in Battleground, Wash. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Audrey; sons Thomas, Joseph, and John; daughters Annamarie Wager and Judi Jones; sisters Dorothy Silva, Marguerite Bettencourt, Lorraine Adair and Vilma Dailey; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Friday at St. Patrick Church. Call after 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

Wah Sum Goo
April 20, 2004
Wah Sum Goo, 95, of Hilo, a retired state Department of Health laboratory technician, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Linda Taeza and Susan Kalima, brother Ah Chew Goo, sister Kam Hoon Jervis, three grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire.

Eldrid V. Herman
April 19, 2004
Eldrid V. Herman, 76, of Hilo, a retired teacher, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Brian and Kenneth, daughter Lynn Ricker, sister Nellie Julian, and four grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at First United Protestant Church in Hilo. Call after 12:30 p.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Miyoko Kawamoto
April 16, 2004
Miyoko Kawamoto, 87, of Halaula, Kohala, Hawaii, a retired Kohala High School cafeteria worker, died in Kohala Hospital. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Gayle M. Suzuki, Marcia C. Carvalho, and Ruth H. Matsumiya; sister Grace Yamashiro; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Thursday at Kalahikiola Congregational Church in Kapaau, Hawaii. Call after 3 p.m. Private inurnment to be held at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

Telenja Kerong
April 20, 2004
Telenja Kerong, 43, of Aiea, died. He was born in Majuro, Marshall Islands. He is survived by wife Alsweta; sons Kenja, Kenny, Timja, and Kenji; daughters Tatiana, Cathy, and Elline; parents Hosia and Anako; brothers Jibi, Anja, Lorenge, Honey, Hespile, and Alejek; and sisters Mina, Holina, and Jojina. Services: noon Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial to be held in the Marshall Islands.

Ronald McIntosh
April 5, 2004
Ronald McIntosh, 83, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a First Hawaiian Bank executive, died at home. He was born in Greytown, New Zealand. He is survived by wife Eloise, son Ronald Jr., daughters Carol Clifford and Marilyn McIntosh, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Beatrice Lily Poaipuni
April 20, 2004
Beatrice Lily Poaipuni, 88, of Maui, died at home. She was born in Kaupo, Maui. She is survived by sons Jonah, Allen, Russell, Peter, and Roland; daughters Rita Swift, Geri Kalawaia, and Yolanda Olim; 21 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 11:30 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery.

Antonio Errera Prieto Sr.
April 15, 2004
Antonio Errera Prieto Sr., 60, of Paia, Maui, died in Aiea. He was born in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Juanita; sons Antonio Jr., Allan, and Frank; daughters Marilyn Abut, MaryAnn Bateman, and Josie Prieto; brothers Angelito and Ernesto; sister Clarita; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Paia Hawaiian Protestant Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park in Haiku, Maui.

Anthony G. Rodrigues
April 22, 2004
Anthony G. "Tony" Rodrigues, 87, of Haliimaile, Maui, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. He was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. He is survived by a daughter, sisters Veronica Rivera and Angie Ramirez, four grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Rosary Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley Isle Memorial Park in Haiku, Maui.

Elizabeth Varize
April 20, 2004
Elizabeth Varize, 83, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Manuel Jr., Jerome, and Frederick; daughters Jeanette M. Santos, Elizabeth "Betty" Batulanon, Barbara Kubo, and Collette Varize; brothers Anthony, Gilbert, William, and Francis Benevides; sisters Rose Marie Shon and Fannie Gouveia; 26 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Reiko Shimomura Wake
April 20, 2004
Reiko Shimomura Wake, 98, of Waipahu, a Japanese school teacher in Waipahu and Paia, Maui, and owner of Republican Cleaners, died in Aiea. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Edward M.; daughters Sadie S. Seay, Nancy R. Ishihara, and Barbara M. Martin; brother Hiromu Shimomura; sister Patty Yamamura; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Harris United Methodist Church, 20 South Vineyard Blvd. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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